Reston, Virginia

Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:



No Suitability Required

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:

Software Engineering

Job Description:

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Software Engineer joining our team to support restricted customer activities at Reston, VA


  • Bachelor’s
  • 10 Years of relevant experience
  • Technical skills
  • TS/SCI with Poly


  • Demonstrated experience performing software design and development.
  • Demonstrated experience writing/transforming/extending code in Java using modern build tools (Maven or Gradle preferred) and IDEs (Eclipse or IntelliJ preferred).
  • Demonstrated experience working with software version control tools (Git/GitHub preferred).
  • A working knowledge of automated testing techniques (code coverage analysis, unit testing, mocking, and integration testing preferred).
  • Demonstrated Experience producing and consuming REST and HAL Compliant API’s
  • Demonstrated experience working in Linux environment.
  • Demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Demonstrated experience developing user interface to ICD 508 accessibility compliance.
  • A working knowledge of HTTP Gateway concepts, products, or frameworks. A working knowledge of DevOps tools and technologies such as Jenkins, Rundeck, and Nexus.
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, securing, and automating the deployment of both Windows and Linux environments.
  • Demonstrated experience writing Linux shell scripts (bash preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting and contributing to a full range of architectural and engineering documentation, such as System Security Plans or other related program documents
  • A working knowledge of agile development methodologies and practices including sprint planning, sprint retrospectives, work backlog, user stories, acceptance criteria, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with event correlation and root cause analysis skills.


  • Demonstrated experience working in an Agile environment (e.g., sprint planning, sprint retrospectives, work backlog, user stories, acceptance criteria, story clarifications).
  • Demonstrated experience with Java software development frameworks such as Spring/Spring Boot or similar.
  • Demonstrated Experience with Identity Access Management as a Technical Practice Area
  • Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor’s PKI infrastructure and related tools (x.509, OpenSSL, OAuth, LDAP).
  • Demonstrated experience building REST API services in Java and a working knowledge of the HTTP protocol.
  • Demonstrated experience building web applications (UI) in Java with support of relevant modern scripting languages (such as JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap).
  • Demonstrated experience writing Linux shell scripts (bash preferred).
  • Experience with the Sponsor System Certifications Processes (SSP, A&A)
  • Demonstrated experience with development and/or maintenance of large scale enterprise programs which include the integration of COTS solutions
  • Demonstrated experience working with the sponsor's auditing and monitoring tools and processes
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with sponsor staff, IT customers and other technical and non-technical staff and contractors at all levels to communicate translate technical outcomes into executive use, and to translate business needs into technical tasking, without the assistance of the Sponsor




  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:

Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Reston

Additional Work Locations:

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement. We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Reston, Virginia

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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